Life is full of surprises, unpredictable moments, and cherished memories. We all have wonderful experiences at some point in our lives. Mysore is one such sort of experience. It is also known as Mysuru and is the second largest city of Karnataka, situated at the foothills of Chamundi Hills. It was once the capital of the Kingdom of Mysore and ranked as India’s first and most green and clean city. The magnificence and royalty of these famous Mysore Sightseeing heritage palaces, museums, and ancient traditions take us to a time when kings could only exist as fantasies in our minds.
Mysore Trip Plan for 2 Days
If you’re looking for a destination to go out this weekend, use this precisely planned itinerary to see the breathtaking beauty of Mysore. It will help you cover the top Mysore Sightseeing places to visit such as historical architecture, temples, and nature-loving places.
1. Mysore Palace
Amongst the top Mysore Sightseeing places to visit, Mysore Palace is one of the largest palaces in India that captivates visitors with a beautiful blend of of Hindu, Islamic, Rajput, and Gothic Indo Sarcenic architectural style.It was designed by the British Architecture Henry Irwin and has more than 6 million visitors every year.The Wodiyar Dynasty, which ruled Mysore for almost six centuries,now resides in the palace as their official residence. The Palace includes a Museum that houses the artefacts, pictures, royal clothing, etc. of the Wodeyars. This incredible masterpiece is a sight to behold at the most celebrated Dasara Festival . In the evening it is illuminated with 1 lakh bulbs and shines like a diamond.
40 per person for Adults
20 per person for Children (10-18 Yrs)
10 per person for Students (Letter from School is Required)
200 per person for Foreign Tourists (Audio Kit Included)
Free entry for children below 10 years of age
Mysore Palace Illumination Timings
- 07.00 pm – 07.45 pm on Sundays, National Holidays and State Festivals.
- 07.40 pm – 07.45 pm on Weekdays (Monday to Saturday) after the sound and light show.
- There is no charges to watch Mysore Palace lighting
Mysore Palace Timings:
10:00 am to 5:30 pm
Duration of Visit:
Avadhoota Datta Peetham
The most memorable Mysore Sightseeing places to visit is the Avadhoota datta peetham , a beautiful ashram complex of Sri Ganapthi Sachchidananda swamy. This Enormous Complex has 5 major attractions – Shukavana which is a bird aviary for more than 2000 birds,, beautiful Bonsai Garden which is in the Guinness book of world records for its collection of bonsai plants from all over the world, Karyasiddhi Anjaneya temple with huge idol of Lord Hanuman on which Laser projection Show is held, Sri Datta Venkateshwata Swamy Temple and a Museum.
Watching the numerous parrot species gathered from all parts of the earth is incredible. They are large in size, and information is displayed about the specific species there itself. A Video Show is organized where you can hear these parrots saying things like “ram ram,” “good morning,” “Happy birthday, Appaji,” etc.
The Vishwam museum has an impressive collection of coins from various nations and a remarkable collection of corals and crystals, some of which are rare and expensive.
Within the campus, there is enough space for car parking and a small cafeteria.